ERIC Number: ED110800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: N/A
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Abstracts of Curriculum Studies Within Project VIGOR.
David Douglas Public Schools, Portland, OR.
The document is comprised of teacher developed career education curriculum materials for Oregon's exemplary program, Project VIGOR. The document presents a brief overview of the project's goals, provides sample units for typical learning activities, presents an inservice model for elementary teachers and a junior high school career education project. Sample units focus on: work in the woods (primary), the individualized field trip (primary), examples of elementary level activities, career education study units for intermediate grades (careers in business, communications, building trades, art, home economics and related careers, careers in fishing, farming, and forestry), and a careers in science unit. Also presented are an exploration program for grades 7-8 and the course outline of the food service course for grades 11-12. A seven-page section presents an inservice model on career awareness for elementary teachers and an inservice project on music and career awareness. A detailed step-by-step report of the development of a resource center at Gilbert Middle School discusses the program's philosophy and seventh and eighth grade objectives, and presents general recommendations regarding resource center development. (BP)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Developmental Programs, Elementary Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Primary Education, Resource Centers, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Teacher Developed Materials, Units of Study
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: David Douglas Public Schools, Portland, OR.